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Safety within the waste and recycling sector

Written by ANT Telecom | 10 Feb 2020
From weekly household collections to recycling plants, the waste and recycling sector plays an important role in UK society. But given the physical labour, transport vehicles and heavy machinery involved, it is an industry that presents significant risks to workers involved....

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Topics: Lone Workers, Critical Alarm Management, Man-Down

The importance of lone worker device testing

Written by ANT Telecom | 7 Feb 2020
The introduction of the Internet of Things (IoT) has meant that devices and machinery can now be connected to apps that are accessible from smartphones, tablets and computers at all times. IoT technology can be used to monitor a variety of elements, from machinery malfunction to air quality levels, ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety, Man-Down

Hazardous Working Environment: The Oil Rig

Written by ANT Telecom | 6 Feb 2020
Since the mid-1950s, oil has been the most important source of energy and is relied upon heavily as part of modern society – from fueling transportation and heating homes, to being used in the coating of essential medicine, the list is endless. Yet often, little thought is given as to how oil comes ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Health and Safety

Improve Communications in Your Water Treatment Site

Written by ANT Telecom | 28 Jan 2020
  Most large facilities such as water treatment sites need a decent communications system in order to keep in touch with their workers at all times. This is because problems need to be reported quickly in order to prevent serious incidents from occurring and oftentimes, detailed information will ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, ATEX, Critical Alarm Management

Staying Safe Whilst Working with Wind Turbines

Written by ANT Telecom | 21 Nov 2019
  The maintenance of wind turbines can be hazardous and that’s why it’s crucial those who work in the industry have the right wind turbine training to work safely. We ask MRS Training and Rescue for their expert advice and top tips for keeping safe. Here’s their thoughts and advice....

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety

The Dangers Facing Teachers at School

Written by ANT Telecom | 20 Nov 2019
Each day of the school week somewhere in England a teacher faces some form of abuse from a pupil. Assaults on teachers are now considered so common in some schools leading to lower reporting of incidents. According to statistics from the 2016/17 Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW), teachers ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Schools, Education, Safety Management

Keeping Workers Safe Amidst a Rise in Greener Construction

Written by ANT Telecom | 14 Nov 2019
Sustainability is a topical issue for every industry and as such, the rate of businesses that are taking part and investing in greener practices and processes is continuing to increase. This is also in line with the announcement from the UK Government of its landmark Green Finance Strategy, which ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety

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